T Level Digital Production, Design and Development

T Levels

Overview

T Levels are a brand-new qualification that mark a significant change in technical education. T-levels follow GCSEs. They are equivalent to three A-Levels, and will become one of the main choices for student in Year 12 and Year 13, alongside A-levels and apprenticeships. They are a two-year qualification that bring together classroom-based learning and work placement, on a course designed in collaboration with employers. T-Levels also carry UCAS points for progression into Higher Education.

Students will develop an understanding of:

  • how digital technologies impact business
  • the ethical and moral implications of digital technology
  • using data in software design
  • using digital technologies to analyse and solve problems
  • digital environments, including physical, virtual and cloud environments
  • emerging technical trends, such as Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality (AR), Blockchain, 3D printing
  • legal and regulatory obligations relating to digital technologies
  • the privacy and confidentiality of personal data
  • the technical, physical and human aspects of internet security
  • planning digital projects
  • testing software, hardware and data
  • digital tools for project management and collaboration

This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in software production and design. Students can progress into roles such as:

Assessment:

Coursework and exams

Duration: 2 years
Entry requirements:

TBC

Exam board: TBC
Costs:

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